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Friday 11th March - Masterclass, Lomond

Masterclass chaired by the PCRS: Narrative Research and End-of-Life Care 

Professor Arthur W Frank 

Friday 11th March - Symposium, Lomond

Narrative- based ethics

Professor Arthur W Frank 


Wednesday 9 March 2016

Time Session Speakers
0800 onwards Exhibition build  
1600 - 2000 Registration Open
Poster Hanging
1620-1630 Introduction to Congress and "Music for Dogs" Dr Derek Willis
1630 -1715 Play - "Music for Dogs" by Paula Meehan Performed by Carol Caffrey  
1715-1730 Interval  

NICE guidelines for care of adults in the last days of life:
back to the future of palliative care

Professor Sam Ahmedzai

Sue Dewar

Sponsored lecture by the University of Glasgow, supported by the Wellcome Trust:

Session Chair - Professor Sir Kenneth Calman

Global Interventions at the End of Life - an interdisciplinary investigation

Professor David Clark
1930 - 2030        Networking opportunity                                    



Thursday 10 March 2016

Time Session Speakers
0730 onwards
0800 - 0830 Breakfast  
0800 - 0830 Welcome meeting - distance travellers and
bursary award holders
0830 - 0930

Masterclass sponsored by Marie Curie:
Session Chair - Professor Bill Noble

Facilitating research in hospices

Professor Joanna Coast
Dr Kathy Armour 
Dr Juliet Spiller 
  Transitional care - we all have to know something about this!
Masterclass chaired by the PCRS 
Dr Pat Carragher
0930 - 1000
Morning break, poster and exhibition viewing
1000 - 1015 Official Opening of Congress
Civic Welcome
Dr Derek Willis

Lord Provost Office
1015 - 1115 Opening Plenary
Narratives of Dying and the Ideals of Palliative Care"
Professor Arthur W Frank
1115 - 1120 5 minute move time  
1120 - 1220 Concurrent Sessions  

Pain Update Masterclass
1. New trends in pain control - what every practitioner
needs to know

2. Assessment of Neuropathic pain in cancer 
3. The evidence for treatment approaches for neuropathic pain in cancer

Professor Sam H Ahmedzai

Dr Elaine Boland
Professor Mike Bennett
  Symposium - Scotland's Strategic Framework for
Action for Palliative and End of Life Care
Professor Craig White

Free papers 1-3: Med School Curriculum

1. Faye Gishen 
2. Matthew Curtis
3. Stephen Barclay 

  Free papers 4-6: Service Delivery  4. Jeena Ackroyd/ Rachel Sheils 
5. Charles Newton 
6. Emilie Green 
1220 - 1330 Lunch, poster and exhibition viewing  
1300-1315 Presentation - Sponsored by Napp Pharmaceuticals
Details to be confirmed
1330 - 1425 Plenary - Spiritual care at the end of life.
More than tea and sympathy?
Revd Dr John Bell
1425 - 1430 5 minute move time  
1430 - 1530 Concurrent Sessions  
  Symposium - sponsored by Macmillan Cancer Support:
Building on the Best - sharing ideas to support improvements in the primary-secondary care interface for End of Life care

Mrs Adrienne Betteley
Anita Hayes
Mark Hazelwood
Claire Henry
Dr Simon Pennell

  Reaching out to the palliative care needs of frail older people, and their families, living/dying in care homes Dr Jo Hockley
Dr Julie Kinley
Ms Min Stacpoole
  Exhibition, poster viewing and networking  
1530 - 1655 APM AGM  
1530 - 1605 Afternoon break, poster and exhibition viewing
(APM AGM will run throughout this break)
1605 - 1705 Concurrent Sessions  
  APM AGM continues  
  Death, dying and grief in the online universe  Dr Elaine Kasket
  Free papers 7-9: Mixed Bag  7. Sujitha Elavally 
8. Caroline Sime 
9. George Kernohan 
  Free papers 10-12: Pot Pourri 

10. Jamilla Hussain 
11. Laura Middleton - Green 
12. Mary Turner 

1705 - 1710 10 minute move time  

1710 - 1810

Concurrent Sessions   
  Symposium - details to be confirmed  
  What can philosophy teach us about dying well? Dr Nigel Warburton
  Free papers 13-15: Symptom Control  13. Sarah Johnston 
14. Lucy Fettes
15. George Obita 
  Free papers 16-18: Pot Pourri 16. Angela Halley 
17. Kellen Kimani 
18. Caroline Barry 
1810 - 1815 5 minute move time   
1815 - 1915 Question Time Panel:
Professor Arthur W Frank
Professor Irene Higginson
Dr Nigel Warburton
Professor Julia Downing
1810 - 1915 Networking and poster viewing  
1940 - 2015 Civic Reception hosted by the Lord Provost
of Glasgow City Council
2015 - 2200  Conference Dinner - Glasgow Science Centre                             






Friday 11 March 2016

Time Session Speakers
0730 onwards Registration  
0730 - 0800 Masterclass Breakfast  
0800 - 0900 Concurrent Sessions  
  Masterclass chaired by the PCRS:
Narrative Research and End-of-Life Care
Professor Arthur W Frank
  Masterclass chaired by the APM
Professor Christina Faull

Mrs Sarah Russell
0915 - 1000 Plenary:
Professor Marie Fallon
  Sub Plenary:
Issues in the community setting
Mrs Sue Varvel
1005 - 1045 Sub Plenary:
Informed Consent and Trust in Debates about Dying
Baroness Onora O'Neill
1005 - 1045 Abe Guz Lecture:
Should every hospice have a gym?
Professor Stuart Egginton
1045 - 1130 Morning break, poster and exhibition viewing  
1130 - 1230 Concurrent Sessions  
  Symposium - details to be confirmed  
  Symptom Update Masterclass
1. Evidence for the management of dyspnoea
2. New developments in anti-emetics
3. Assessment and management of delirium in palliative care                            

Dr Sara Booth
Dr Elaine Lennan
Dr Jason Boland
  Free papers 19-21: Pot Pourri  19. Tim Hurley 
20. Jennifer Strawson 
21. Clare Carolan 
  Free papers 22-24: Bereavement  22. Alison Germain 
23. Kate Flemming
24. Elaine McManus 
1230 - 1240 10 minutes move time  
1240 - 1340 Concurrent Sessions  
Narrative-based ethics
Professor Arthur W Frank
  Free papers 25-27: End of Life  25. Jane Fleming 
26. Fay Murray-Brown 
27. Hannah Sammut 
  Workshop - Latest advances in outcome measurement
in palliative care
Professor Irene Higginson
  Workshop - Palliative care in the community: forward together! Professor Scott Murray
Dr Derek Willis
Mrs Elaine Stevens
1340 - 1440 Lunch, poster and exhibition viewing  
1400 - 1430  PCRS AGM  
1440 - 1540 Concurrent Sessions  
  Symposium - Enhancing access to bereavement services:
a changing remit for palliative care?
Dr Marilyn Relf
  The practicalities and realities of DoLS within palliative
care practice
Mr Alex Ruck Keene
  Free papers 28-30: Looking after Ourselves  28. Jayne Huggard
29. Christina Faull 
30. Asta Medisauskaite 
  Free papers 31-33: Non malignant Conditions and Aging 31. Kirsty Boyd 
32. Morag Farquhar 
33. Sharon Hudson
1540 - 1545 5 minute move time  
1545 - 1630 Closing Plenary:
Integrated palliative care: an international perspective
Can palliative care now go viral?
Professor Scott Murray